Drones: What SMEs need to know

Business Insider UK has predicted the value of the global non-military drone market will reach nearly £2 billion within the next decade and that agriculture, energy, construction and news media are among the industries paving the way.

Amazon recently called for a separate airspace zone for commercial drones and the UK Civil Aviation Authority says more than 850 commercial groups have been granted permission to conduct aerial work using drones. Experts also predict drones could create 150,000 jobs across Europe by 2050. Statistics like these demonstrate why the emergence of drones is something that SMEs should be aware of.

This article focuses on how brokers can play a vital role in helping their SME customers understand the opportunities and potential risks of using drones.